[Samba] winbind, getent and wbinfo

Bub Slug bub1slug at hotmail.com
Mon Oct 21 17:22:00 GMT 2002

Hi Jerry,

Thanks for the reply.

What other methods could I use to have both Linux client machines and 
windows clients authenticate to a samba server?


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>From: "Gerald (Jerry) Carter" <jerry at samba.org>
>To: Bub Slug <bub1slug at hotmail.com>
>CC: samba at lists.samba.org
>Subject: Re: [Samba] winbind, getent and wbinfo
>Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2002 08:41:00 -0500 (CDT)
>Hash: SHA1
>On Fri, 18 Oct 2002, Bub Slug wrote:
> > So far so good, until I do "getent group", which returns:
> >
> >         root:x:0:root
> >         bin:x:1:bin
> >         ......
> >         bub:x:500:bub
> >
> > So my net groups "Domain Admins" and "Domain Users" don't show up when I
> > getent group, and there is no other network group that winbind can map 
> > gid 10000 when TEST+testuser logs in to the Linux client, and I suspect 
> > is why I get the ID message on login (?)
> >
> > Once again, I am not using any Windows 9x, NT, 2000 servers, the Linux 
> > server is the only PDC (and the only DC).
>Samba 2.2.x does not support all of the group enumeration RPCs needed for
>supporting a winbindd installation on another Samba box.  Although I will
>propose that you don't need winbindd if you are using a Samba PDC.
>There are other means of achieving the same result.
>cheers, jerry
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